‘Green Indicators 2004’ makes government’s complex and unwieldy forest statistics coherent

This year’s UN Commission on Sustainable Development meet provided no roadmap to attain Millennium Development Goals on water, sanitation and human settlements

Fuel inefficiency of US vehicles more conspicuous as petrol prices spiral upwards

In economic terms, they are worth US $70 billion per year

What makes a species invasive?

Than regret loss that happens in millions

Dr. R D Gautam, principal scientist and in charge of the Plant Health Clinic, speaks to Down To Earth

Dr. S. Ramani, senior scientist Agricultural Entomology , Project Directorate of Biological Control Indian Council of Agricultural Research , Bangalore speaks to Down To Earth

R Uma Shankar, Department of Crop Physiology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, speaks to Down To Earth

What is poverty? The Planning Commission is set to undertake an exercise to find a quantifiable answer to the question. It has proposed to the Union government to set up an expert group to redefine poverty and, consequently, reassess the percentage of Ind